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Walk in the footsteps of Black Patriots at Valley Forge Park

What a difference! When I visited Valley Forge many years and many park units later and found that my Black ancestors were part of General Washington’s army that played such a definitive role in winning the Revolutionary War, I couldn’t believe I had never learned that in any history class or seen it in the media anywhere. ...

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FAMU, FIU, UCF and USF board of trustees application deadline extended to March 4!

Those interested in this intensive public service opportunity must complete an application and return it no later than March 4. ...

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Philadelphia Board of Health wants to kill more poor babies

Board of Health has passed a new resolution on Feb. 15, 2013 calling for the federal government and the state of Pennsylvania to fund all abortions for poor women. Haven’t they harmed enough women already? Now they want to go back for more killing ...

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BLACK HISTORY LITTLE KNOWN FACTS

Check out 124 little known facts in Black History   Fact #1 As a child Muhammad Ali was refused an autograph by his boxing idol, Sugar Ray Robinson. When Ali became a prizefighter, he vowed never to deny an autograph request, which he honored throughout his career. Fact #2 Muhammad Ali, the self-proclaimed "greatest [boxer] of all time," was originally named after his father, who was named after the 19th-ce ...

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HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO WIN A TRIP TO NEW YORK TO ATTEND THE 2013 PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL DRAFT?

 TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery and the Miami Dolphins today announced a partnership to offer Lottery players a chance to win great prizes in the FANTASY 5® Football Draft Day Experience Promotion. Beginning today through Wednesday, April 3, players who purchase a FANTASY 5® ticket of $5 or more will receive a voucher that contains a unique number to be entered on the Florida Lottery’s website for a chan ...

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Top Moments In Black History: MLK Memorial Opens In Washington D.C.

This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Opens In 2011   Of the many massive structures that grace Washington’s National Mall, the Martin Luthe ...

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Congratulations! Amber Rose, Wiz Khalifa Welcome Baby Boy

Congratulations are in order for one of the cutest couples on the planet! Model and television personality Amber Rose, and Hip-Hop heavyweight Wiz Khalifa welcomed a healthy, baby boy into the world today. This is the first child for both Wiz and Amber.   The baby was due February 24, and Amber shut down rumors yesterday that he had already made his appearance.   The couple named their son Sebasti ...

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FORT LAUDERDALE/BROWARD NAACP CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH “THE LAW AND THE BLACK JUDGE” A TRIBUTE TO THE SIX BLACK JUDGES SERVING ON BROWARD COUNTY’S 17TH CIRCUIT

FORT LAUDERDALE/BROWARD NAACP CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH  “THE LAW AND THE BLACK JUDGE” A TRIBUTE TO THE SIX BLACK JUDGES SERVING ON BROWARD COUNTY’S 17TH CIRCUIT                                                                                                  WHO:             Fort Lauderdale/Broward Branch NAACP   WHAT:           On February 28, 2013, the NAACP will celebrate Black History mon ...

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Mary, Mary is one of the acts for the Eighth Annual Jazz in the Gardens lineup

Mary, Mary is one of the acts for the Eighth Annual Jazz in the Gardens lineup March 16 and 17 at Sun Life Stadium ...

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